Dino and Aliens Review

Simple action-puzzle mechanics, cutesy visuals, and a jaunty soundtrack make Dino and Aliens a good fit for the kids.

The long-standing and well-publicized struggles between dinosaurs and extraterrestrials have finally come to a head in Oberon's aptly titled Dino and Aliens. This 3D action-puzzle game puts you in the role of a lone, googly-eyed dinosaur of indeterminate genealogy who must make his way past goofy-looking, but nonetheless marauding, aliens.

Dino is kind of like a cross between Bomberman and Chip from Chip's Challenge. Each small, mazelike level is full of aliens looking to take you out, as well as deadly obstacles like wicked laser beams and exploding crates. You can open up new pathways and dispatch your enemies using bombs of several different varieties found throughout the level. Some of the action feels a little sloppy and the puzzles are generally pretty simple, but the overall quality is high enough to make this a fun diversion for the younger set.

The Good
Supercatchy music
Intuitive puzzle designs
Nice, clean 3D graphics
The Bad
Somewhat sloppy controls
Look and feel limit appeal to younger kids
6.4
Fair
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  • Released Q4 2005
    • PC
    The long-standing and well-publicized struggles between dinosaurs and extraterrestrials have finally come to a head in Oberon's aptly titled Dino and Aliens.
    4.8
    Average User RatingOut of 4 User Ratings
    Dino and Aliens has not been released yet!
    Developed by:
    Oberon Media
    Published by:
    MSN Games
    Genres:
    Puzzle
    Content is generally suitable for all ages. May contain minimal cartoon, fantasy or mild violence and/or infrequent use of mild language.
    Everyone
    All Platforms